International Samsung Galaxy S4 Active begins to receive KitKat update

Samsung has begun rolling out the Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) update to the tough as nails Samsung Galaxy S4 Active (international variant), ever-dependable SamMobile reports. The update has begun rolling out to the tough as nails smartphone in the Netherlands.

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The update changes the software version to “I9295XXUCNE5.” Changes include “faster performance, white status bar icons, improved battery life, full-screen album art (which playing music) and a camera shortcut on the lock screen, wireless printing support, ability to set the default messaging and launcher apps, and more.”

Since the update is out for the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active in the Netherlands, we’re guessing it will be out in the UK soon after. To check if the update is available, go to “Settings,” “General,” “About phone,” then “Software updates.” You can also check via Samsung’s Kies software.

Firmware details:

  • Model: GT-I9295
  • Model name: GALAXY S4 Active
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Version: Android 4.4.2
  • Changelist: 1429916
  • Build date: Wed, 21 May 2014 13:26:55 +0000
  • Product Code: PHN
  • PDA: I9295XXUCNE5
  • CSC: I9295PHNCNE1
  • MODEM: I9295XXUCNE5

Keep it here at Phones LTD to know when the update goes live in the UK.

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